“Dear Richard, I have been a part of Speakers NZ since its inception in 2004.  As we approach renewal time I would like to recount my progress since joining this group.  In the last 12 months I have generated $1000’s of dollars of speaking business as a result of referrals and leads from the network, in particular from yourself.  I have also had access to information, resources and extra marketing which have added to my profile.  My thanks for your genuine interest, support and encouragement.
Yours in goodwill, Pat Armitstead"

- Pat Armitstead RGN, Dip Ed, Dip FTM, ASM, NSANZ
Professional Speaker ( ASM) and Author
Positive Psychology and Productivity Expert
Laughingly referred to as "The Joyologist"
" You cant lift your bottom line if your people are down"

Leigh Kelly on Care advisory Services - Older people

Leigh Kelly is Registered Nurse who has over 30 years experience in the aged care sector from staff nurse, Charge Nurse (Public Hospital), Rest Home Owner and Manager. 

She has written one book on caring for people with Alzheimer’s Disease that follow her passion that older people are respected, empowered and receive excellent care from well trained caregivers who truly care and understand them.
 Her life is dedicated to helping people whether looking for the right place to live, getting welfare needs met or employing the right staff. 

Leigh has been speaking professionally for 8 years and will add value to your conference or seminar.  Her workshops are all tailored to suit the specific needs of the client however there are a sample of her topics below.

  • How to find the right residential facility for your relative/friend
    - Tips to get it right first time
    - 20 to 45 min presentation
  • How to employ the right staff for your aged care facility
    - Tools to use to make the job easier
    - 45 min presentation to day workshop
  • Why nurse managers get burnt out and how to prevent it?
    - 45 min presentation over view or full day workshop that creates an understanding of yourself (or your manager) strategies to keep yourself (or assist your manager) to stay on top all of the time or for a comprehensive development of managers and staff
    - 8x1 hour sessions in house workshop with individual study between sessions
  • This will assist staff to:
    - Develops an understanding of the individual that transfers to a greater understanding of the person/people they are taking care of
    - Creates empathy, understanding and compassion in the individual
    - Results in a sense of personal empowerment
    - Enhances the delivery of care
  • Getting a team together in Aged Care facilities
  • 4 principles to help your team function
  • 5 x 1-2 hours sessions for staff in house
  • Why a retirement village is a good option and the pitfalls to look out for - 20-45 min presentation

Speaking Out with Speaker's Roundtable

Communicate Clearly Through Email and Voice Mail by Dianna Booher

Clear messages are concise, complete, correct, quick--and make you look competent. Whether you were a pioneer in the use of email and voice mail, or have just recently been introduced to this technology, making effective use
of these forms of communication is not a "by chance" happening. Here are a few tips for polishing your messages.

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I feel certain we would love to develop links with you and am passing a copy of your e-mail to our President Frank Furness. If you have any World Travellers, how about trying to be in the UK around November, this is the month for our Annual Convention and we certainly get many of our colleagues from overseas attending - if you look on our web site you will get the basic details and dates.

Nice to hear from you

David Pryke
Secretary PSA


Campaign to Cut Petrol Prices!

Received the following which sounds like a good idea.  A very interesting idea...will it work ?  Apparently we are going to hit close to $1.35 a litre by the winter.

Want petrol prices to come down?

We need to take some intelligent, united action. Philip Hollsworth, offered this good idea. This makes MUCH MORE SENSE than the "don't buy petrol on a certain "day" campaign that was going around last April or May!  The oil companies just laughed at that because they knew we wouldn't continue to "hurt ourselves" by refusing to buy petrol. It was more of an inconvenience to us than it was a problem for them.

BUT, whoever thought of this idea, has come up with a plan that can really work.

Please read it and join in!

Now that the oil companies and the OPEC nations have conditioned us to think that the cost of a litre is CHEAP at .89 / .95 cents, we need to take aggressive action to teach them that BUYERS control the marketplace not sellers.

With the price of petrol going up more each day, we consumers need to take action.

The only way we are going to see the price of petrol come down is if we hit someone in the pocket by not purchasing their Petrol! And we can do that WITHOUT hurting ourselves.

Here's the idea.

For the rest of this year, DON'T purchase ANY petrol from the two biggest oil companies (which now are one - BP)

If they are not selling any petrol, they will be inclined to reduce their prices.  If they reduce their prices, the other companies will have to follow suit. But to have an impact, we need to reach literally millions of  BP petrol buyers. It's really simple to do!!

Now, don't whimp out on me at this point...keep reading and I'll explain how simple it is to reach millions of people!!

I am sending this note to a lot of people. If each of you send it to at least ten more (30 x 10 = 300)... and those 300 send it to at least ten more (300 x 10 = 3,000) ... and so on, by the time the message reaches the sixth generation of people, we will have reached over THREE MILLION consumers!

Again, all you have to do is send this to 10 people. That's all (and not buy at BP).

How long would all that take? If each of us sends this email out to ten more people within one day of receipt, all 300 MILLION people could conceivably be contacted within the next 8 days!!!

I'll bet you didn't think you and I had that much potential, did you!  Acting together we can make a difference.

If this makes sense to you, please pass this message on.


It's easy to make this happen. Just forward this email, and buy your petrol at Shell, Caltex, Mobil, g,a.s. or Gulf Outlets and drive straight by BP Stations

Ian Mandeno JP
Inex Financial Services 
Ph 09 486 5388 
Fax 09 486 5374


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